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Supporting students

Supporting students

The College Success Center (CSC) offers free tutoring help to all registered Yuba College students, including those at the Sutter County Campus. Tutors help students with most subjects, including mathematics, chemistry, biology, sociology, history and humanities. English and ESL students are served through the Writing and Language Development Center. Math students can get additional help more »

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Associated Students of Yuba College.

ASYC: A group for change

The Associated Students of Yuba College is dedicated to making the lives of students, staff and the community better. The President of ASYC, Casee Wieber, has brought leadership skills and much needed steadiness to communicate well with the students that are in the ASYC. Wieber said, “Yuba College’s student government has accomplished significant things this semester.” more »

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The University of Iceland at night. (Photo courtesy of Titoine88.)

From Yuba College to Iceland

For Elise Miller, Yuba College was the first step in achieving her educational goals. The current step involves going to graduate school in Iceland. At the end of high school, Elise was not sure what major or career she hoped to pursue. So she chose to attend Yuba College to earn her general education credits more »

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YC Welding: Preparing students

YC Welding: Preparing students

  Over 50 local high school students gathered at Yuba College on April 14, 2016 to demonstrate their welding skills in the annual Welding Olympics. The students, who range from novice to advanced, came from different high schools, like Foothill, Corning, Live Oak, Sutter and Gridley. The Welding Olympics introduce students to processes they have more »

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Yuba College creates successful transfers

Yuba College creates successful transfers

Successful graduation rates for community college transfers fuel the educational system. When students take the initiative to earn their degrees by completing what they started, everyone benefits. College funding is predicated upon successful graduation rates and in a timely fashion. Student success gives others a better opportunity for a future in the education system and more »

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Nicolas wearing an Ebola suit during an Ebola training class.

Nicolas, future nurse

The nursing program is one of the most coveted and difficult programs that Yuba College has to offer. For one student, the journey that is the nursing program is about to end. Nicolas Morales is currently working through his final semester of the two-year nursing program. Getting into the program in the first place requires more »

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Reflections of a retiring dean

Reflections of a retiring dean

Yuba College is losing a dean. Walter Masuda, Dean of Arts, Humanities and Education, is retiring on June 30, after five years at the college. After retiring, he wants to teach English part time, do independent film production and conduct workshops for teachers to help them improve their teaching skills. The activities that he does more »

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Educating students in English classes

Educating students in English classes

Mary Rowntree teaches English in a way that helps all the students in her classes. Rowntree is a part-time instructor at Yuba College, though one day she would like to teach at the college full time. She started teaching at Yuba in the Fall 2010 semester, starting with one pre-college English course. Now she teaches more »

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Students in the Mass Communications 4 class make sure their production is running smoothly.

The invisible building

Have you ever been to the Mass Communications building here at Yuba College? Do you know where the Mass Communications building is? Have you ever even heard of the Mass Communications building? Chances are, your answer to most or all of these three questions is “no.” I know that my answer was no to all more »

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Student reporter Harnek Singh chats with Yuba College President G.H. Javaheripour.

Javaheripour brings stability to Yuba College

With the arrival of a new president, Yuba College has found a much needed stability. Dr. G. H. Javaheripour, who started as president in February 2015, is a professional leader devoted to long term commitment. In an attempt to increase stability, Yuba College had been looking for several years to restore balance within the office more »

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